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The questions of King Tukkoji: medicine at an eighteenth-century South Indian court

  title={The questions of King Tukkoji: medicine at an eighteenth-century South Indian court},
  author={Dominik Wujastyk},
  journal={Indian journal of history of science},
  • D. Wujastyk
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • Indian journal of history of science
King Tukkoji1 attained the throne of Thanjavur, South India, in 1730, towards the end of his life, and died five years later. For most of his adult life, he was a prince at a dynamic royal court where the political duties of royal reign were fulfilled first by his father Ekoji (r. 1676–d. 1687?), and later by his two elder brothers, Śāhaji (r. 1684–d. 1711) and Sarabhoji (r. 1711–d. 1730). These rulers created a rich cultural milieu at Thanjavur and in the surrounding towns and temple cities of… 
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